[PR- Pakistan – 19th March 2012]: Following the airing of Ufone Uth Records 2.0 fourth episode featuring XXI, the music platform introduces fourth artist, Sara Haider, on the 24th of March 2012.
As an artist, Sara continues to be inspired by the likes of Faiz, Rumi, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Simon & Garfunkle, The Police, Lauryn Hill, Nayyara Noor, Strings, The Beatles, John Mayer, Nazia Hassan, Stevie Nicks, Geeta Dutt, Phoenix, Adele, Imogen heap, and Pakistan’s very own Zeb and Haniya. She is currently working on various musical projects and to this end is collaborating with composer/musician Ahsan Bari as part of Nritaal creating compositions and melodies inspired by the poetry of Hazrat Amir Khusro and Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Her music is unconfined in both melody and lyric yet aficionado’s will undoubtedly detect the evocative strains of Sufi music within it.
At Ufone Uth Records 2.0, Sara Haider will be performing her song ‘Main Tere Saath Hoon’ which is based on the concept of separation anxiety that can occur while maintaining relationships. About the lyrics Sara Haider said, “I have kept the lyrics as simple and minimal as possible along with the melody so that they don’t break the laid-back feel of the track, but also so that it remains open to interpretation.” Her support and session musicians for her episode in Ufone Uth Records 2.0 are Bass Guitarist and her brother Ali Haider (Nritaal), Imam Hamdani as the lead guitarist, Louis J “Gumby” Pinto for Percussions, Sameer Ahmed for Bass and Hildegunn Oisethon trumpet.
Ufone Chief Marketing Officer Akbar Khan said; “Sara Haider is one of Pakistan’s bright new female artists and we are proud to have her shine at Ufone Uth Records 2.0 – there is little doubt that she will go places owing to her skill and passion and for that we acknowledge her talent and encourage her to step into the limelight to let their voice be heard.”
Speaking on the experience of working with Sara Haider, producer of Ufone Uth Records, Louis J ‘Gumby’ Pinto said: “Sara has been a breath of fresh air for us musicians. Sara’s personality and her attitude compliment her singing so well. Her talent and the chemistry with her music is just perfect. She has definitely set a standard for musicians and singers, especially women. We hope to see Sara do more in the future.”
Directed by Zeeshan Parwez, Ufone Uth Records 2.0 Episode 2 will be airing on AAG, Aaj News, Apna Channel, ARY Muzik, ATV, A plus, Channel G, CNBC, KTN, Kashish, Metro, News One, Oxygen, Play TV, PTV Home, Style 360, TV One, Waseb and Wateen Cable Network as well as across Ufone Uth Records’ social media platforms, on Saturday 24th March 2012.